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armor-clad

[ ahr-mer-klad ]

adjective

  1. covered with armor.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of armor-clad1

First recorded in 1860–65; armor + clad 1

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Example Sentences

Hero Giles frowned and shrugged his armor-clad shoulders a little helplessly beneath the splendid cloak of imperial green.

Those of the old magnates who did not become knights were known as armigers, or armor-clad foot-soldiers.

On the tower were gilded escutcheons, and a couple of armor-clad statues in niches.

Its plan was that of Liege—a ring of outer detached forts, constructed on the same armor-clad cupola principle.

He had heard a faint footfall, had seen an armor-clad figure climbing over the rail!

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